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Expert Insights in Reducing Unwarranted Clinical Variation in Surgical Services

Empiric’s cohort-based approach to reducing unwarranted clinical and cost variation is making care more efficient, more cost-effective and most importantly, higher quality. Learn how we are doing it here.

Recent Blog Posts

Why Healthcare Data Fails to be Information

And How to Build Actionable Insights from Healthcare Data Written by Megan Bultema, Ph.D., Chief Data Scientist and Ben Doremus, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Data Scientist DATA ≠ INFORMATION It is rare to find a modern healthcare system which does not purport to make “Evidence based decisions.” Even the most primitive surgical settings […]

Four Lessons for Working with Surgeons

Written by Wendy Gort, MBA, Data Scientist/Analyst   In my twelve years of experience as a healthcare data analyst, I’ve discovered that working with surgeons can be incredibly rewarding, yet equally challenging.  I’ve worked with many different types of clinicians, and while they all possess admirable qualities, I have grown to appreciate the unique relationship […]

Cohorts: Using More Meaningful Data to Identify Unwarranted Clinical Variation

Written by Megan Bultema, Ph.D., Chief Data Scientist Healthcare systems across the country rely on data to help solve one of the largest challenges they face — how to improve the value of the care they deliver to patients by reducing cost and improving quality. Data, however, is not a magic wand, and traditional ways of […]

Recent Event Postings

AORN Nurse Leadership Seminar

Empiric Health will participate as an Innovator Sponsor of the upcoming October 22, 2019 AORN Nurse Leadership Seminar in Chicago, IL.  Join us for an engaging, one-day seminar where OR leaders, business managers and directors from PACU, HR, and SPD gain insights and the skill set needed to thrive in the unique perioperative setting and […]

AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo

Anaheim, CA March 28 – April 1, 2020 20/20 Vision. Creating our Future. Make plans to attend this revolutionary learning experience, featuring a dynamic range of topics, world-renowned speakers, top-notch researchers, and the latest products and services affecting the OR of the future.Learn & Earn More than 200 contact hours available. Catch up on the […]

OR Business Management Conference

Weston, FL January 27-30, 2020 Join us for the Premier conference for operating room business managers, directors and perioperative service professionals. You’ll walk away with valuable information that you can implement in your organization as soon as you get back to work – best practices for effective staffing, new uses of OR technology, overall financial […]

Featured Study

How a Clinical Data Revolution Saved $90 Million in Under 5 Years

In 2012, as healthcare costs were on the rise, healthcare providers across the country were seeking new ways to reduce costs without diminishing quality of care. A team that would later develop into Empiric Health devised a revolutionary way of grouping and analyzing clinical data that led to game-changing savings. Here’s how they did it. […]